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Accident Reports

The accidents described in the following reports represent the facts of individual events that occurred in the Mountain National Parks. They are provided for visitors to this website to gain knowledge from other people’s mistakes and unfortunate mishaps.

2014 Accident Reports

January 2014

  • Avalanche involvement, Maintenance Cliffs, Lake Louise Backcountry, Banff National Park, January 14th, 2014

February 2014

  • Lead climbing fall, Louise Falls, Banff National Park, February 27th, 2014

March 2014

  • Avalanche Fatalities, Lake Agnes, Banff National Park, March 8th, 2014
  • Helen Shoulder Avalanche, Banff National Park, March 15, 2014
  • Lead fall ice climbing, Malignant Mushroom, Banff National Park, March 15, 2014

July 2014

  • Fall on Snow, 3/3.5 Couloir, Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, July 15th, 2014
  • Stranded hikers, Ringrose Peak, July 26, 2014

August 2014

  • Injured climber due to falling rock, Wiwaxy Peak, Yoho National Park, August 14, 2014
  • Broken Ankle, Back of the Lake, Banff National Park, August 26th, 2014

September 2014

  • Overdue Climbers on The Chimney Route, Ashlar’s Ridge, Jasper National Park, September 6, 2014

Report Archives

2013 Accident Reports
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2011 Accident Reports
2010 Accident Reports